JS Kumataka Shadows Russian Ships Through Soya Channel

June 12, 2019 (Google Translation) – On June 8 (Saturday) around 5 am, the Maritime Self-Defense Force 1st missile boat unit “Kumaka” City), but the Russian navy is a state-of-the-art. We confirmed a total of two frigates and one Lopcher Class 1 tank landing vessel. Ships identified are Sovershenniy (333), Admiral Nevelskoy (055), third ship unknown. After that, these ships moved east along the Soya Channel and sailed towards the Sea of Okhotsk.

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JMSDF Shadows Russian Ships Again

September 13, 2018 (Google Translation) – September 12 (Wednesday) around 5:30 am, the Maritime Self-Defense Force belongs to the 15th Escort Guard “Mamori” (Large Minato), the Russian navy Udaroi Ⅰ which goes north eastwards about 190 km west-southwest of Soya Cape One class destroyer, one steregsichy class frigate and one Amur-class ship. We confirmed 3 vessels in total. Later, these vessels sailed to the Sea of Okhotsk, east of the Sōya Strait.

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